Powerful winds detected in Jupiter’s stratosphere with ALMA

You can find the press release from ESO (European Southern Observatory) about our most recent results on Jupiter’s stratosphere, where we have detected directly and for the first time strong equatorial and auroral jets:


The paper, which was published today in Astronomy and Astrophysics can be freely downloaded at:


Wind velocities in Jupiter’s stratosphere, as observed with ALMA on March 22nd, 2017. Jupiter image from Christopher Go (the same day the ALMA data were taken), UV emission model from Vincent Hue and Bertrand Bonfond, ALMA observatory taken by myself.

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